Post-Asian Festival Retreat

Post-Asian Festival Retreat 20-28 Dec 2014, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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Saturday  20 December

11.00 am – 12.30 pm:  Introduction

WFJ Puja at 3.00 – 4.00 pm 

Session 1:  4.30 – 6.00 pm
Session 2:  8.00 – 9.30 pm

Daily timetable (Sunday  21 – Saturday  27 December) 

Session 1:  8.30 – 10.00 am
Session 2:  11.00 am – 12.30 pm

WFJ Puja at 3.00 – 4.00 pm daily

Session 3:  4.30 – 6.00 pm
Session 4:  8.00 – 9.30 pm

Sunday  28 December

Session 1:  8.30 – 10.00 am
Session 2:  11.00 am – 12.30 pm

WFJ Puja at 3.00 – 4.00 pm 

Retreat Ends.

Fees:  Whole Retreat RM200.  Per Day RM25.  (Meals are not included).

Accommodation:  In gompa RM20 per night (please bring own sleeping bag).  Camping RM10 per night (please bring own tent & sleeping bag).

Meals:  Breakfast at RM5 per day.  For lunch & dinner, there are many restaurants, including vegetarian ones, within walking distance.

To book, please click Booking Form.  For further enquiries, please write to

Hotels nearby CKBC:  TKL.  Embassy.  Paragon.  11th Century. 


Directions to the Centre

1. If you are coming from Singapore Changi airport 

(a) You can take the Transtar cross-border Singapore-JB bus service which serves all three terminals. Enquire at the Information counter for the pick-up point. For schedules, go to  Tel (65) 6297 9009

(b) Alternatively, you can take the MRT from Changi Airport to Kranji or Woodlands (North-South line) and then catch the bus to Johor Bahru. At Singapore immigration, everyone alights, then catch the same bus company again to continue journey.

Alight at JB Central. After clearing Malaysian immigration, look for the taxi stand. The journey to our address (below) costs RM11. (US$3)

2. If you are coming from Senai airport in Johor, Malaysia

Buy a bus ticket from the Causeway Link counter after retrieving your luggage. Buses leave on the hour. RM8 to JB Sentral. At the bus terminus, go to the taxi stand.  The journey to our address (below) costs RM11 (US$3)

Instructions for  the Taxi driver 

The Centre is at Melodies Garden. Along the main road of Jalan Tebrau, (coming from the town centre) turn left after AMBANK.

Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Centre

49 Jalan Chengai

Taman Melodies (Melodies Garden)


Tel  Mobile (6) 012.427.3380